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(From press release) As the COVID-19 pandemic ramps up in the Yolo County region, many of us are wrestling with the hardship of confinement and with other, more tangible, constraints. That’s precisely why it’s more important than ever to be our best selves during these times. Businesses have closed, countless... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at The Davisite
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(From press release) No one expected to see days quite like this. And for some of us, it’s beginning to feel as though we’ll have a tough time keeping our heads above water as our economies and paychecks adjust to this pandemic. That’s why Valley Clean Energy representatives want to... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at The Davisite
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(From press release) As Yolo County residents join others throughout California in sheltering in place, Valley Clean Energy (VCE) is working to assure that customers receive a safe, reliable electricity supply throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “Electricity has truly become the lifeblood of our lives as we self-isolate in our homes,”... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at The Davisite
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Over $200,000 each for Kitchen Remodels During these Disastrous Times? - You Have Got to be Kidding Me !!! By Alan Pryor Davis and the entire world are in the midst of an economic meltdown for which nobody has a clue when it will end. Locally, Davis will be hardest... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2020 at The Davisite
(From press release) The sixth annual Davis Pride Festival, originally scheduled for Sunday, May 17, is postponed. For a new date, organizers are considering a Sunday in September or October. The decision to delay the event is prompted by public health officials’ guidance on preventing spread of the novel coronavirus.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2020 at The Davisite
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By Don Saylor (From press release) Valley Clean Energy (VCE) is our local community choice energy program serving electricity customers in the communities of Woodland, Davis and unincorporated Yolo County. The purpose of VCE is to provide customers with higher levels of renewable electricity, encourage energy efficiency and local generation,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2020 at The Davisite
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But Wednesday and Saturday Farmers Market will continue (From Press release) The Davis Farmers Market announced Monday it will delay the start of Picnic in the Park until at least May 13. The decision to postpone the extended Wednesday evening hours is prompted by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recommendation on Sunday... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at The Davisite
(From press release) The Davis Cherry Blossom Festival, originally scheduled for April 4-5, has been postponed, likely till October. The annual free, all-ages weekend includes music, food, art, culture and beer, presented by the nonprofit Davis Cherry Blossom Festival, Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan, and Sudwerk Brewing Co. Like many events in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2020 at The Davisite
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Notice of Availability of a Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) and Notice of Public Meeting to Provide Comments on the SEIR (From press release) The Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) (SCH # 2014112012) for the Aggie Research Campus (ARC) Project is now available for review. Public comment on this document... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2020 at The Davisite
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(From press release) The Davis Farmers Market continues its regular schedule while taking additional precautions in light of COVID-19 concerns. [Note: this is an updated announcement that contains the current no-samples policy]. The market added a third hand-washing station, and remains vigilant about cleaning all surfaces and vendor tablecloths. Sellers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at The Davisite
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The following comments were submitted by Greg Rowe, member of the Planning Commission, for the February 26 Planning Commission workshop on the Aggie Research Campus (ARC). They are addressed to the Chair and staff liaison to the Commission, respectively. Matt Keasling speaks to the Planning Commission, 2/26 Cheryl and Sherri:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2020 at The Davisite
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(from press release) Dear Davis community, Tonight at our General Assembly, we agreed to move forward in solidarity with the wildcats in Santa Cruz and see through our demands for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). On Thursday, February 27, Davis graduate students will begin a grade strike for the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at The Davisite
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In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg noted that “[t]he laws of economics and many studies of diversity tell us that if we tapped the entire pool of human resources and talent, our collective performance would improve.” Here in Yolo County, it has been a whole decade since any representative from half... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at The Davisite
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Our Yolo County Board of Supervisors is in need of new vision, creative collaboration, diversity, and fresh ideas to deal with the myriad of challenges this county faces. Therefore, I will vote for Linda Deos for Yolo County Board of Supervisors. We have a growing climate emergency that has not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at The Davisite
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While I agree with the statement made in The Davis Enterprise “Our View” from January 31, 2020, that “We doubt that there is any district in the state that has anyone as qualified as the three candidates who are running for District 4” of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at The Davisite
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Soroptimist International of Davis members, from left, Crystal Ross O'Hara, Diana Harvey and Maggie Memmott wrap up diaper packages for Yolo Diaper Bank at a recent club meeting at Three Mile Brewing. The diaper bank, founded in 2017 by the daughter of a Soroptimist member, is keeping Yolo County dry... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2020 at The Davisite
(From press release) Farmers Market goers will have to wait until April 1 for the start of Picnic in the Park. The popular Wednesday evening event previously coincided with daylight saving time. However, the changing climate in recent years meant some growers’ produce wasn’t ready in mid-March. The Davis Farmers... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2020 at The Davisite
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(From press release) The Valley Clean Energy Alliance has announced that its board of directors voted Thursday, Feb. 13, to purchase 50 megawatts of renewable power from a new solar park in Kings County. The power from the park will replace current short-term power contracts allowing VCE to deliver higher... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2020 at The Davisite
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(From press release) Valley Clean Energy is pleased to announce the hiring of Gordon A. Samuel Jr. as its new assistant general manager and power services director. In this position, he will be responsible for acquiring a diverse supply of clean renewable resources. Samuel brings more than 27 years of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2020 at The Davisite
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I am pleased to be supporting Linda Deos for county supervisor. I went to lunch with her last fall, and was very impressed with her willingness and ability to listen, and her passion for uplifting those disenfranchised in Yolo County – her priorities of affordable housing, protecting the environment and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at The Davisite
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Yolo County Supervisor candidate David Abramson will be hosting a ‘Renters Forum’ on Saturday, February 15 from 5:00-7:00PM. It will be held at Davis Coworking’s new downstairs event space, right next to Fluffly's Donuts and Subway. It will be an opportunity for renters to share their stories and to get... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2020 at The Davisite
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I want a leader on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, someone who has fresh ideas and solutions for the new decade. I want someone who will not only question the need for a new county jail but will look at ways to reduce the incarceration rate that we have.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2020 at The Davisite
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Please join me in voting for Linda Deos to represent District 4 on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. We can use her lawyerly skills and her demonstrated commitment to children’s issues, social justice and healthcare. For nearly a decade, we have been represented by five male supervisors. It’s time... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2020 at The Davisite
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I'm voting for Linda Deos for real change. I strongly support term limits in California politics and agree with those imposed on our state legislators. I think the longer an elected office-holder is in the same job the more entrenched they become with their same ideology and their same old... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2020 at The Davisite
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I am delighted to endorse Linda Deos for the Yolo County Board of Supervisors! The election will be held on March 3, 2020. Linda is running in District 4 for the seat currently held by Jim Provenza, who is seeking his 4th term. District 4 includes all of Davis north... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2020 at The Davisite